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The Luckmore/Betchworth Oak
This Old Timer is stranded on an island between Luckmore Drive and Betchworth Avenue (Girth approx 4.93m)
It may look rather the worse for wear, but it still sports a canopy, and gives a home to a sizeable number of creatures, large and small. The tree shows signs of becoming a veteran by losing its bark, and the bore holes of small invertebrates may be seen. It may have been pollarded, which would increase its age. Old trees are now considered of great importance to wildlife.
Thanks to Sheila Crowson for the details and pictures.
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